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Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United shields the ball from Charlie Austin of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester United

Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United shields the ball from Charlie Austin of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester United

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Radamel Falcao Garcia of Manchester United shoots towards Robert Green of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester United

Radamel Falcao Garcia of Manchester United shoots towards Robert Green of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester United

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Angel di Maria of Manchester United battles for the ball wit Charlie Austin of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester United

Angel di Maria of Manchester United battles for the ball wit Charlie Austin of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester United

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Angel di Maria of Manchester United runs with the ball under pressure from Karl Henry of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester United

Angel di Maria of Manchester United runs with the ball under pressure from Karl Henry of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester United

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Daley Blind of Manchester United battles for the ball with Joey Barton of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester United

Daley Blind of Manchester United battles for the ball with Joey Barton of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester United

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Radamel Falcao Garcia of Manchester United battles for the ball with Mauricio Isla of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester United

Radamel Falcao Garcia of Manchester United battles for the ball with Mauricio Isla of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester United

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Queens Park Rangers' Steven Caulker (L) challenges Manchester United's Radamel Falcao during their English Premier League soccer match, at Loftus Road

Queens Park Rangers' Steven Caulker (L) challenges Manchester United's Radamel Falcao during their English Premier League soccer match, at Loftus Road

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Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United shields the ball from Charlie Austin of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester United

Manchester United laboured to a third away league win of the season as they saw off QPR to strengthen the case any potential insider has on ousting manager Harry Redknapp.

Marouane Fellaini came off the bench at half-time to score the opening goal, with fellow substitute James Wilson wrapping things up with his first of the campaign.

This was just United's third win away from Old Trafford in the Premier League this season as Louis van Gaal's expensively-assembled strike-force again flattered to deceive.

Radamel Falcao missed the best two chances of the game before Fellaini spared his blushes - moving level with the Colombian on three goals for the season.

QPR had chances with Charlie Austin bringing the best out of David De Gea but Rangers remain 19th in the table and have now gone five league games without a win.

The introduction of Wilson on 57 minutes allowed Louis van Gaal to alter to a 4-4-2 with a diamond in midfield and, less than a minute later, Fellaini hammered them in front with Wilson adding the gloss deep into stoppage time.

Before that, everyone at Loftus Road had witnessed a first half bereft of quality as both sides wasted possession and struggled to sustain any periods of sustained pressure.

Juan Mata, usually so assured on the ball, misplaced a pass to Bobby Zamora - who attempted an audacious effort to lift the ball over De Gea but could not hit the target.

The same combination failed to double the Red Devils' advantage moments later, this time Falcao throwing himself at the young striker's cross but with no success.

QPR rallied at the death but Eduardo Vargas could not beat De Gea at his near post as United made sure of the win when Wilson finished at the second attempt.

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